morsa

 /ˈmɔrsa/

Forme flesse di 'morsa' (n): pl: morse

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morsa nm (arnese che stringe)vise, bench vise nnoun: Refers to person, place, thing, quality, etc.
 Il pezzo è serrato nella morsa.
 * I secured the wood in the vise.
morsa nf figurato (stretta)grip, grasp nnoun: Refers to person, place, thing, quality, etc.
 Il paese è paralizzato nella morsa del ghiaccio.
 The country was paralyzed in the grip of the cold weather.
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WordReference English-Italiano Dictionary © 2014:

Principal Translations/Traduzioni principali
mordere vtr (afferrare, stringere con i denti)bite vtrtransitive verb: Verb taking a direct object--for example, "Say something." "She found the cat."
mordere vtr estensione, familiare (insetti: pungere, pizzicare)sting, bite vtrtransitive verb: Verb taking a direct object--for example, "Say something." "She found the cat."
mordere vtr figurato (dare una sensazione acre)  (figurative)bite vtrtransitive verb: Verb taking a direct object--for example, "Say something." "She found the cat."
mordere vtr figurato (corrodere, intaccare)corrode, eat away vtrtransitive verb: Verb taking a direct object--for example, "Say something." "She found the cat."
mordere vtr figurato, letterario (criticare severamente)chastise, castigate vtrtransitive verb: Verb taking a direct object--for example, "Say something." "She found the cat."
   (slang)chew [sb] out vtrtransitive verb: Verb taking a direct object--for example, "Say something." "She found the cat."
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Compound Forms/Forme composte
morsa | mordere |
mettere una morsa v  (to clamp)clamp
morsa del gelo freezing cold, struck by cold weather adjadjective: Describes a noun or pronoun--for example, "a tall girl," "an interesting book," "a big house."
stretto nella morsa caught in the grips adjadjective: Describes a noun or pronoun--for example, "a tall girl," "an interesting book," "a big house."
una morsa allo stomaco a stab in the stomach idiom
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